December 2013 Blog Posts

Common NuGet Misconceptions: Package Restore

Package Restore is one of NuGet’s most popular features.  This has been especially true since NuGet 2.7 introduced Automatic Package Restore in Visual Studio and the nuget.exe restore command for simple command-line package restoration.  We hear many compliments about the feature and how it is transforming the way developers reference 3rd party libraries.  However, we also hear quite a few “bug reports” of Package Restore failing to perform a couple of expected functions that it will never do.  This post is to clear up the common misconceptions about package restore. Content Files Are Not Restored This is probably...

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